A Flu Shot for the Squeamish

Squeamish about getting a flu shot? You may be in luck. This fall, people seeking flu shots may be able to skip the big, scary needle and choose a new short-needle flu shot, called Fluzone intradermal. Fluzone intradermal uses a shorter, thinner needle called a microneedle to give flu shots just under the skin, rather than deeper in the muscle like standard flu shots. The shots' manufacturer, Sanofi Pasteur, said the microneedles are less than one-10th of an inch long and are about the...Full Story
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